Actions: April 27, 2005

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Non-delegable board reports that require member action

Motion to Close

05-0427-MO1 Motion to Close *Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

05-0427-AR2 Authorize Retention of the Law Firm Dykema Gossett, PLLC *Accepted
05-0427-AR3 Authorize Retention of the Law Firm Shefsky & Froelich, LTD. *Accepted
05-0427-AR4 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Florance Jones-Clanton Case # 03 WC 55051 *Adopted
05-0427-AR5 Property Tax Appeal Refund – Authorize Settlement for Wells Street Tower Condominium Association – PTAB Docket No. 02-27489.001-R-3 Thru 02-27489.004-R-3 *Adopted
05-0427-AR6 Property Tax Appeal Refund – Authorize Settlement for Joseph T. Ryerson & Son, Inc. PTAB Assessment Appeals for 2000 Thru 2005 *Adopted
05-0427-RS6 Resolution Providing for the Filing of Undervaluation Complaints Before the Cook County Board of Review for the Purpose of Preserving Potential Tax Revenue for the Board of Education *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

05-0427-EX11 Principal Contracts (A) (Banks, Gurley, Collins Harmon, Jones, Palmer) *Adopted
05-0427-EX12 Principal Contracts (B) (Ledvora, Morrow, Nelson, Spivey) *Adopted
05-0427-EX13 Appoint Deputy Chief eLearning Officer - Office of Technology Services (Craig E. Lynch) *Adopted
05-0427-EX14 Appoint Director, Vendor Management – Office of Technology Services (Dina M. Murdock) *Adopted
05-0427-EX15 Warning Resolution – Lyn Bernstein, Teacher, Philip Rogers Elementary School *Adopted
05-0427-EX16 Warning Resolution – Archie Jones, Tenured Teacher, Assigned to Funston Elementary School *Adopted
05-0427-EX17 Warning Resolution – Judy Miller, Teacher, Jackie Robinson Elementary School *Adopted
05-0427-EX18 Warning Resolution – Mary Olson, A Teacher, Assigned to Steinmetz High School *Adopted
05-0427-EX19 Warning Resolution – Raymond Rivera, Teacher, Assigned to Beasley Academic Center *Adopted
05-0427-EX20 Warning Resolution – James Stewart, A Teacher, Assigned to Anderson Elementary School *Adopted
05-0427-EX21 Warning Resolution – Marie-Claude Swartz, A Teacher, Assigned to Roosevelt High School *Adopted
05-0427-EX22 Warning Resolution – Charles Thomas, Teacher, Mahalia Jackson Elementary School *Adopted
05-0427-EX23 Warning Resolution – Manuel Valderrama, A Teacher, Assigned to Lane Tech High School *Adopted
05-0427-EX24 Request for Dismissal of Joseph Grillo, Security Supervisor, Taft High School *Adopted
05-0427-EX25 Request for Dismissal of James Moses, Associate Lunchroom Manager, Melody Elementary School *Adopted

Reports from the Board of Education

05-0427-RS7 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Dismissal of Joseph Grillo, Security Supervisor, Assigned to Taft High School *Adopted
05-0427-RS8 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Dismissal of James Moses, Associate Lunchroom Manager, Assigned to Melody Elementary School *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Operating Officer

05-0427-OP4 Disposition of Bids Received for the Sale of Land Located at 2001 East 71st Street *Adopted
05-0427-OP5 Accept Offer Received for the Sale of Land Located at 533 West 78th Street *Adopted

Unfinished Business - March 23, 2005 Board Meeting

05-0323-PR3 Approve Payment to Onesource Energy Services, Inc. for Professional Engineering Services to Gwendolyn Brooks Preparatory Academy Adopted

Resolutions

05-0427-RS1 Resolution Honoring Gene R. Saffold Chicago Board of Education Member Accepted
05-0427-RS2 Resolution Re: Fredric Arana Retired Principal of the Little Village Academy Accepted
05-0427-RS3 Resolution Request the Public Building Commission of Chicago to Undertake the Construction of New Campus Parks Adopted
05-0427-RS4 Resolution Re: Appointment of Teacher Representatives to the Local School Councils to Fill Teacher Representative Vacancies Adopted
05-0427-RS5 Resolution Re: Appointment to the Local School Council at the Telpochcalli Small School Adopted

Policies

05-0427-PO1 Rescind Board Report 96-1023-PO1 Debt Management Policy and Adopt a New Debt Management Policy *Adopted

Communications

05-0427-CO1 Communication Re: Location of Board Meeting of May 25, 2005 125 South Clark Street – Board Chamber *No action
05-0427-CO2 Communication Re: 2005-2006 Schedule of Regular Board Meetings – Board of Education, City of Chicago *No action
05-0427-CO3 Communication Re: 2006 Capital Improvement Hearings *No action

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

05-0427-EX1 Transfer of Funds Adopted
05-0427-EX2 Rescind Board Report 05-0323-EX2 Approve the Cancellation of Controlled Enrollment for Gage Park High School Adopted
05-0427-EX3 Approve the Restructuring and Renaming of the John M. Smyth Elementary School and the Establishment of the John M. Smyth Magnet School Adopted

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

05-0427-ED1 Report on Student Expulsions for March 2005 Adopted
05-0427-ED2 Authorize Tuition Payments to Northeastern Illinois University for a First Class Special Education Program for Special Education Teacher Trainees Adopted
05-0427-ED3 Authorize the Participation of the Office of Language and Cultural Education in the Close Up Washington, D.C. Program and Authorize Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
05-0427-ED4 Approve the Participation of Bell School in an Educational Tour of Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
05-0427-ED5 Approve the Participation of Canter Middle School in an Educational Tour to the YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin, Middleville, MI and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
05-0427-ED6 Approve the Participation of Chicago Academy School in an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
05-0427-ED7 Approve the Participation of Robert Healy Elementary School in an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
05-0427-ED8 Approve the Participation of Lovett Elementary in an Educational Tour to Atlanta, Georgia and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
05-0427-ED9 Approve the Participation of the Morgan Park High School Mixed Chorus in an Educational Tour to the Toronto High School International Choral Music Showcase Festival and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
05-0427-ED10 Approve the Participation of Northside College Preparatory High School in an Educational Tour to Strasburg and Paris, France and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
05-0427-ED11 Approve the Participation of Northwest Middle Elementary School in an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
05-0427-ED12 Approve the Participation of William B. Ogden Elementary School in an Educational Tour to Barcelona, Spain and Paris, France and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
05-0427-ED13 Approve the Participation of Portage Park Elementary School in an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
05-0427-ED14 Approve the Participation of A.N. Pritzker Elementary School in an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
05-0427-ED15 Approve the Participation of Ruben Salazar Elementary School in an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
05-0427-ED16 Approve the Participation of Mark T. Skinner Elementary School in an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
05-0427-ED17 Approve the Participation of South Shore School of the Arts High School in an Educational Tour to Paris, France and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
05-0427-ED18 Approve the Participation of Eli Whitney School in an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
05-0427-ED19 Amend Board Report 05-0126-ED12 Amend Board Report 04-1027-ED12 Amend Board Report 04-0526-PR50 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreements with Various Private Residential Schools and Approve Payment of Room and Board to These Schools Adopted

Reports from the Chief Financial Officer

05-0427-FN1 Authorization of an Agreement for Consultant’s Services (2005) with A.C. Advisory, Inc. Adopted
05-0427-FN2 Authorization of an Agreement for Consultant’s Services (2005) with Gardner, Underwood & Bacon LLC Adopted
05-0427-FN3 Authorization of an Agreement for Consultant’s Services (2005) with Kirkpatrick Pettis Adopted

Reports from the Chief Operating Officer

05-0427-OP1 Approve Entering Into an Intergovernmental Agreement (“IGA”) Between the City of Chicago, By and Through its Department of Environment, and the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Chicago School Bus Emission Reduction Program and the Illinois Clean School Bus Program Adopted

Reports from the Chief Purchasing Officer

05-0427-PR1 Approve the Award of Construction Contracts and Approve Changes to Construction Contracts for the Board of Education’s Capital Improvement Program Adopted
05-0427-PR2 Approve the Final Extension of the Pre-Qualification Status and the Agreements with Various Vendors to Provide Demolition and Site Preparations Contracting Services Adopted
05-0427-PR3 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the City of Chicago’s Department of Fleet Management for the Purchase of Fuel Adopted
05-0427-PR4 Approve Exercising the First Option to Extend the Agreement with Lippert, Inc. for the Purchase of Lunchroom Refrigeration Equipment Adopted
05-0427-PR5 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Chartwells/Thompson for Meal Services Adopted
05-0427-PR6 Amend Board Report 05-0126-PR13 Ratify the Extension of the Agreement with the University of Chicago for the Chicago Public Schools/University of Chicago Internet Project (CUIP) Adopted
05-0427-PR7 Amend Board Report 04-1117-PR7 Approve Exercising the Option to Renew the Agreement with Bonaparte Corporation for Telecommunications Maintenance, Cabling and Moves, Adds and Changes Services Adopted
05-0427-PR8 Approve Exercising the Final Option to Renew the Agreement with the College Entrance Exam Board for Consulting Services and Materials Adopted
05-0427-PR9 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with Associated Colleges of Illinois for Consulting Services Adopted
05-0427-PR10 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Various Universities for the Summer Fellows Program Adopted
05-0427-PR11 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with VCG Uniforms for the Purchase of Security Uniforms Adopted
05-0427-PR12 Amend Board Report 04-0825-PR38 Approve Entering into Agreements with Various Private Cluster Schools to Provide Cluster Program Services Adopted

Delegable

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

05-0427-EX4 Department of Human Resources Summary of Teacher New Hires, Transfers, and Leaves Quarterly Summary (January, February, March 2005) Accepted
05-0427-EX5 Department of Human Resources Summary of Educational Support Personnel New Hires, Transfers, Leaves, Layoffs, Promotions, and Separations Quarterly Summary (January, February, March 2005) Accepted
05-0427-EX6 Department of Human Resources Summary of Conference Leaves: Administrators, Teachers, and Educational Support Personnel Quarterly Summary (January, February, March 2005) Accepted
05-0427-EX7 Department of Human Resources Summary of Resignations and Deaths Quarterly Report (January, February, March 2005) Accepted
05-0427-EX8 Department of Human Resources Summary of Salary Adjustments Quarterly Report (January, February, March 2005) Accepted
05-0427-EX9 Department of Human Resources Summary of Assistant Principal Appointments Quarterly Summary (January, February, March 2005) Accepted
05-0427-EX10 Office of Labor and Employee Relations Disciplinary Actions Summary Quarterly Report (January, February, March 2005) Accepted

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

05-0427-ED20 Approve Sabbatical Leave for Doris B. Powell Accepted
05-0427-ED21 Approve a Special On-Loan Leave of Absence for Jan Letts Accepted
05-0427-ED22 Approve a Special Leave of Absence for Mary V. Ector Accepted
05-0427-ED23 Approve a Special Leave of Absence for Marsha M. Allen Accepted

Miscellaneous Reports

05-0427-MS1 Assign the Name Hyman G. Rickover Naval Academy to the Chicago Naval Academy High School Established at Senn High School Accepted

Reports from the Chief Operating Officer

05-0427-OP2 Amend Board Report 04-0728-OP9 Approve Entering Into a Lease Agreement with Peter Gritzanis for Use of Space at 1140 East 87th Street Accepted
05-0427-OP3 Approve the Renewal of the Lease Agreement with Actor’s Equity Association for Rental of Space at 125 South Clark Street Accepted

Reports from the General Counsel

05-0427-AR1 Report on Board Report Rescissions Accepted
*Presented at the meeting

I, Estela G. Beltran, Secretary, do hereby certify that the reports listed and the action noted opposite each report number is correct and reflects the order in which items were presented to the Board.

Estela G. Beltran
Secretary